Utah State Faces New Mexico in Mountain West Quarterfinals

first_imgJunior guard Sam Merrill (21 points per game) and freshman center, Portuguese national Neemias Queta (11.6 points, 8.9 rebounds per game) have been the Aggies’ pillars all season. Written by Utah State scored 79.1 points per game during the regular season and surrendered 66.8 points per contest. March 14, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah State Faces New Mexico in Mountain West Quarterfinals Utah State seeks vengeance against the Lobos, as they fell 83-68 to New Mexico in the 2018 Mountain West Conference tournament semifinals. Senior guard Anthony Mathis (14.4 points per game), redshirt sophomore guard/forward Vance Jackson (12.7 points, 7.1 rebounds per game), redshirt junior forward Carlton Bragg (10.8 points, 9.2 rebounds per game) and sophomore guard/forward, Australian national Makuach Maluach (10.1 points per game) lead the Lobos on the season. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLAS VEGAS-Thursday, Utah State men’s basketball (25-6, 15-3 in Mountain West Conference play) returns to action at the Thomas & Mack Center against the New Mexico Lobos (14-17, 7-11 in conference play) in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals. The rested Aggies are the #2 seed and are facing a Lobos squad that came from behind to vanquish Wyoming 78-68 Wednesday afternoon. The Aggies have traditionally dominated New Mexico, leading the all-time series 25-11. Their sweep of the Lobos this season was the first time they have done so since 1961-62. The Aggies are 5-5 all-time in the Mountain West tournament and 13-4 all-time as the #2 seed in a conference tournament. Tags: Anthony Mathis/Carlton Bragg/Makuach Maluach/Mountain West Conference tournament/Neemias Queta/New Mexico Lobos/Sam Merrill/USU Men’s Basketball/Vance Jackson/Wyoming The Lobos scored 76.1 points per game this season and surrendered 76.2 points per game, being outscored 2363-2360. Brad Jameslast_img read more